Law Clerk

Job Description

Title: Law Clerk

Company Name: Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)

Vacancy: 5

Job Location: Barishal, Dinajpur, Noakhali, Patuakhali, Tangail

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 3 year(s)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Contacting panel lawyers regarding case documents.
∎ Working with different sections of the District Courts to collect documents of pending cases.
∎ Collecting information regarding cases and cause lists from the concerned Court office and update the Court Diary.
∎ Typing letters and documents relating to court cases and preserving those.
∎ Dealing with clients and assisting Staff Lawyers in filing cases.
∎ Maintaining Case Register.
∎ Providing the certified copy of the petition, filing slip, bill form collected from the lawyer, to the staff of the concerned lawyer.
∎ On disposal of the case, to supply the proof of disposal (court’s order, copy of compromise, certificate from the lawyer regarding disposal of the case) slip of disposal, bill form collected from the lawyer, to the staff of the concerned lawyer.
∎ Distributing cards for seminars/urgent letters.
∎ Perform all functions and duties as assigned from time to time.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Minimum 3 years experience in a similar position.
∎ Member of court clerk association including 3 years' practical experience in respective local courts.
∎ Hard-working, proactive, and able to work in a team under pressure.
∎ Good writing, speaking, and research skills both in Bangla and English.
∎ Proficient in MS Office.
∎ Female candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

∎ Negotiable
∎ Proportionate with experience and BLAST`s salary scale.

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 19 Sep 2021

Company Information:
∎ 9 Sep 2021
∎ Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)
∎ Address : YMCA Development Center, 1/1 Pioneer Road, Kakrail, Dhaka-1000.
∎ Web :
∎ Business : BLAST is one of the leading legal services organizations in Bangladesh, and the only one that provides access to legal aid across the spectrum, from the frontlines of the formal justice system to the apex court. It prioritises support to women, men and children living in poverty or facing disadvantage or discrimination. It also provides legal aid, advice and representation across a range of areas, including civil, criminal, family, labour and land law, as well as on constitutional rights and remedies, providing access to judicial remedies alongside alternative dispute resolution wherever appropriate. Alongside individual legal aid, BLAST undertakes strategic litigation, or public interest litigation, as a key part of its advocacy for law and policy reforms to ensure effective legal protection of rights.

Category: NGO/Development

: Interested candidates are requested to apply online only through with acomprehensive curriculum vitae including names and contacts (telephone, fax, and e-mailaddresses) of two professional referees who are familiar with the candidate's qualifications and work experience. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview.PLEASE NOTE: Any efforts to solicit the organization will result in the disqualification of the candidate.Women are especially encouraged to apply